West End performers tell the story of the day theatres closed
On 16th March 2020 theatres across the UK closed when the Prime Minister told the British public to avoid social contact. A year on, here is the story of how the West End shut down as told by actors from Wicked, Hamilton, Come From Away, & Juliet, The Prince of Egypt and The Phantom of the Opera. Featuring, in order of appearance: Melanie La Barrie, Gavin Spokes, Josh Piterman, Kelly Mathieson, Laura Pick, Alexia Khadime & Jenna Boyd. Produced & edited by @mikeyworrall1 Videography: @tomross1
Why Come From Away is the show we need right now
Jenna Boyd plays Beulah and others in the West End production of Come From Away. In this interview, recorded in August 2020, she tells the story of the day the show was forced to close because of the pandemic, the other part she really wanted to play, and which bit she's most excited for when the show reopens. Hear the full interview: https://pod.fo/e/25409
Louise Dearman on being the first to play Elphaba AND Glinda
Louise Dearman was the first actress in the world to play both Elphaba and Glinda in Wicked. Here she talks about joining the show alongside Rachel Tucker, a year after they parodied the roles in So Jest End; her return as Elphaba and which bootlegs she's watched online. Listen to the full interview: https://pod.fo/e/27b27 Host: @mikeyworrall1
Why Alexia Khadime HID after her last Defying Gravity
Alexia Khadime was the first black actress in the world to be cast as Elphaba. Here she talks about her time in the West End production of Wicked. Listen to the full interview: https://pod.fo/e/21e0f Twitter: @backstage_with Instagram & Facebook: @backstagewith Host: @mikeyworrall1
Alexia Khadime on Black Lives Matter and theatre
Actress Alexia Khadime (The Prince of Egypt, Les Miserables, Wicked) talks about her experiences in the theatre industry regard race, casting and what needs to change. Listen to the full interview: https://pod.fo/e/21e0f Host: @mikeyworrall1
Video conference etiquette
As many of us are going to be working from home for some time, etiquette coach William Hanson from The English Manner gives some suggested tips as to how to effectively video conference from home with colleagues and co-workers. theenglishmanner.com Thingamajig by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/). Artist: http://audionautix.com/
Etiquette Expert Reacts to The Princess Diaries
Etiquette coach William Hanson breaks down the etiquette and protocol of the 2001 Walt Disney film 'The Princess Diaries', starring Julie Andrews and Anne Hathaway. DISCLAIMER: Any audio-visual content and images used belong to the respective copyright holder and are used under fair use rules for the purpose of criticism and review.
Etiquette expert reacts to Netflix's The Crown
William Hanson breaks down the etiquette in the scene in series 2 of Netflix's The Crown where The Queen (Claire Foy) invites Jacqueline Kennedy to tea. DISCLAIMER: Any audio-visual content and images used belong to the respective copyright holder and are used under fair use rules for the purpose of criticism and review.